Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
, texas, near dallas. take a look at this. witnesses heard several explosions. firefighters are standing back and waiting, which is common with fires at chemical facilities. investigators have not said what is in these containers, but as you can see, the valvoline logo is out among them. >> no reports of injuries on this just yet. but it's massive. >> it just started about 45 minutes ago. we will keep you up to date on this breaking story. >>> still ahead on news4 at 5:00, food critic digs into a new pizza place. >>> the dash to grab up all the twinkies, the ho hos, and wendy's favorite, snowballs. >> yeah, baby. >> how this impacts our local economy. >>> in sports, time for the high school football play-offs. we'll go live to chantilly. >>> high school football, cross-town rivals, huh? >> it's a busy weekend for football. we turn our attention to one of the few undefeated teams in the area. the westfield bulldogs, ranked fourth. they have their work cut out for them against chantilly. these two faced off earlier this season in a nail-biter, with the bulldogs squeaking out a three-point
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
there towards dallas? that is the warm air that will finally start to make its way our way. it's going to get nice and warm during this weekend. we'll talk more about that, and about the great pattern change coming up. >>> just two days after maryland voters approved a refer ren tum to expand gaming in the state, a new legal challenge aims to stop it. prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins is at national harbor where the fate of a potential new casino hangs in the balance. >> reporter: jim, this lawsuit was filed last friday. and they're going to be doing more filing in the coming days hoping to get a hearing on the class action lawsuit. they're filing it on behalf of folks who live just over in on the other side of national harbor. and it's really technical. so we'll have the attorney break down for you what it means. it all comes down to who was qualified and how many people actually voted. there are 3.7 million qualified voters in maryland. on tuesday, about 69% of them came out to vote, and they decided to expand gambling in maryland. according to the state board of elections.
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
the nation's veterans one day after the official veterans day holiday. in dallas, hundreds lined the street for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military town of virginia beach. that city hosted its 42nd annual veterans day parade. one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. >>> the federal government is giving up on a move to take over the local world war i memorial op the national mall and turn it into a national memorial. tom sherwood was there for the announcement today and joins us with more o this good news for veterans and residents of the district of columbia. tom? >> reporter: doreen, local citizens are proud of their little memorial. and they want their local history respected. the d.c. world war i memorial commemorates about 500 d.c. citizens who died in that war. the 1930s memorial encircles their names al feticiphabetical. the park service restored the memorial to the original glory, but some members of congress were pressing to convert the memorial to a world war i memorial for the nation. not just d.c. d.c. delegate el
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >>> in dallas, if the guys play like they did against charlotte, the win will not be coming anytime soon. last night not a resume reel pom answer for any of the wizards. this one was just plain ugly. jordan crawford driving, and catching his own air ball. guys, you know what that is, right? you can't do that. not allowed. >> that's a travel. >> the wizards guards shot a combined 6 for 37 in the game. doug, can you do the math on that for us? 18%. that is just disgusting. they lose 92-76. they drop to 0-6 on the year. coach, what say you? >> that display offensively in terms of trying to do everything on your own, we don't have a player on the team that we can do that with. until we realize that, we're going to have lapses like this. we've had lapses like this every game. that's something that's got to change. >>> college hoops, two traditional powers, kentucky and duke playing last night. we pick it up in the second half. tied at 37. mason plumly, kammerer's favorite player in the whole universe. >> love him. >> kicks it out to suleiman. later in the half, duke up by 12. archie throwing it up